Crochet Star Motif

My crochet star motif is a great little embellishment to brighten up plain projects, add a loop and use for gift tags or make several and sew them together to make afghans, lapghans, baby blankets etc.

crochet star motif

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Crochet Star Motif UK

Pattern Number CNC116

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Abbreviations UK
WS.   Wrong Side
RS.    Right Side
ch.     Chain
dc.     Double Crochet
htr.    Half Treble Crochet
tr.      Treble Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
ss.     Slip Stitch

Group.       (4tr, 1ch, 4tr) into same space or stitch.

tr3tog.       Treble Crochet Three Together
tr4tog.       Treble Crochet Four Together
(Click here for pictorial on tr3tog, tr4tog)

bpdc.         Back Post Double Crochet

On the tr4tog on the row below work a dc around the back post.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

3ch counts as first tr

Approx Finished Size:    5.5 Inches Diameter Point to Point

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn I have used:-
Small amounts of Paintbox Simply DK in colours 1 & 2

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

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With colour 1 make Magic Circle, (RS) work 3ch, 11tr into circle, pull loose thread to close, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (11tr + 3ch)

Second Row – 1ch, 2dc into base of 1ch, 2dc into each tr to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (24dc)

Join in colour 2

Third Row – 3ch, tr3tog (see abbrev) into base of 3ch, * make 1ch, 1tr into next dc, tr4tog (see abbrev) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (12, tr3tog)

Fourth Row – ss to first tr, (4ch, 1htr) into same tr, * bpdc (see pics below) around next tr4tog, (1htr, 2ch, 1htr) into top of next tr, * rpt from * to * to last tr4tog, work bpdc around last tr4tog, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. Turn. (12, 2ch spaces)

Fifth Row – ss to first 2ch space, make 3ch, work (3tr, 1ch, 4tr) into same space, * 1dc into next 2ch space, (4tr, 1ch, 4tr) into next 2ch space, * rpt from * to * to last 2ch space, 1dc into 2ch space, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (6 groups)

Join in colour 1 to first of 4tr on any group.

Sixth Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 3tr, * (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into 2ch space, 1dc into each of next 4tr, ss into dc, 1dc into each of next 4tr, * rpt from * to * to last dc, ss into dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in any loose ends of yarn and trim off.

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See more free blanket squares and motif patterns:-
Afghan Hexagon Big BowTeddy Bear Face – Project Square
Leaning Puff Blanket Square – Blanket Afghan Square
hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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crochet star motif

Crochet Star Motif USA

Pattern Number CNC116

Abbreviations USA
WS.    Wrong Side
RS.     Right Side
ch.      Chain
sc.      Single Crochet
hdc.    Half Double Crochet
dc.      Double Crochet
rpt.     Repeat
sl st.   Slip Stitch

Group.       (4dc, ch1, 4dc) in same space or stitch.

dc3tog.     Double Crochet Three Together
dc4tog.     Double Crochet Four Together
(Click here for pictorial on dc3tog, dc4tog)

bpsc.         Back Post Single Crochet
On the dc4tog on the row below, work a sc around the back post.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

3ch counts as first dc

Approx Finished Size:    5.5 Inches Diameter Point to Point

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn I have used:-
Small amounts of Paintbox Simply DK in colors 1 & 2

OR an equivalent yarn would be:-
Small amounts of Worsted Weight #3 in color 1 & 2

4.50mm Clover Crochet Hook

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With color 1 make Magic Circle, (RS) ch3, 11dc in circle, pull loose thread to close, sl st to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (11dc + 3ch)

Second Row – ch1, 2sc in base of ch1, 2sc in each dc to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (24sc)

Join in color 2

Third Row – 3ch, dc3tog (see abbrev) in base of 3ch, * ch1, 1dc in next sc, dc4tog (see abbrev) in next sc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (12, dc3tog)

Fourth Row – sl st to first dc, (4ch, 1hdc) in same dc, * bpsc (see pics below) around next dc4tog, (1hdc, ch2, 1hdc) in top of next dc, * rpt from * to * to last dc4tog, work bpsc around last dc4tog, sl st to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. Turn. (12, ch2 spaces)

Fifth Row – sl st to first ch2 space, ch3, work (3dc, ch1, 4dc) in same space, * 1sc in next ch2 space, (4dc, ch1, 4dc) in next ch2 space, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space, 1sc in ch2 space, sl st to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Fasten off. Turn. (6 groups)

Join in color 1 to first of 4dc on any group.

Sixth Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 3dc, * (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in ch2 space, 1sc in each of next 4dc, sl st in sc, 1sc in each of next 4dc, * rpt from * to * to last sc, sl st in sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in any loose ends of yarn and trim off.

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See more free blanket squares and motif patterns:-
Afghan Hexagon Big BowTeddy Bear Face – Project Square
Color Burst SquareBlanket Afghan SquareAfghan Motif
hope you enjoy all the designs, happy crocheting!
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Don’t forget to pit it!

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Bye for now.

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